Stories tagged with: Zane's Landing Park

July 3, 2015 - 5:49pm
3 days 17 hours ago

The annual Stars and Stripes on the River 4th of July celebration kicked off Friday.

The two-day festival started with a bang, complete with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Attendees can expect games, rides and a wide variety of different food for their enjoyment.

Jaycees President Nick Roberts explained, "I think we have a great event this year, we have a lot of vendors coming down, we have two bands tonight, three bands tomorrow that are going to play, we...

June 12, 2015 - 9:21pm
3 weeks 3 days ago

The opening ceremony of the Ohio Flags of Honor memorial brought in a large crowd at Zane's Landing Park Friday night.

Notable faces from around the area took part in the event, including state senator Troy Balderson and Zanesville mayor Jeff Tilton. The ceremony started with a tearful invocation, along with our national anthem. The Zanesville Blue Devils football team were among those who set out the honorary flags. Program president, Geno Zimmer talked to us about the memorial.

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June 12, 2015 - 4:57pm
3 weeks 1 day ago

The Ohio Flags of Honor touring memorial made its way to Zanesville in preparation for this weekend's event.

Volunteers set up more than 750 flags in Zane's Landing Park to get ready for Friday's opening ceremonies. Ohio has lost 294 soldiers in battle, both in Iraq and Afghanistan. Flags will be on display all weekend long in their honor. President of the program, Gino Zimmer, talked to us about getting ready for Friday's ceremony.

"We're setting up the flags today, most...

June 11, 2015 - 4:06pm
3 weeks 4 days ago

Hundreds will come out to support, honor and respect our fallen heroes this weekend.

The Ohio Flags of Honor program will make its annual stop in Zanesville to remember those who have lost their lives overseas, fighting for our country. Ohio has lost 294 soldiers in battle, both in Afghanistan and Iraq. Flags of honor will be on display at Zane's Landing Park all weekend long to remember their sacrifices. Event chairman, Bud Johnson, said Muskingum County is one of only three counties...

June 4, 2015 - 9:14am
4 weeks 5 days ago

The Zanesville Memorial Concert band is ready to sound the horn on its summer concert series. 

The band will play its first performance of the season Sunday at Zane's Landing Park. The band's artistic director, Jeff Roquemore, said a live, in the park performance, shines light on an aging form of entertainment. 

"We just think it's almost a maybe forgotten tradition," Roquemore said. "Bands were always in communities. There wasn't TV and all the media...

May 3, 2015 - 8:18pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

The community was out and about celebrating the nice weather Sunday.

We made a visit to Zane's Landing Park to talk to the community about the sunshine and warm air. The responses were unanimous.

"Stephanie: I absolutely love it. I wish it was like this a month ago. Anthony: It could stay like this till Christmas."

"Marianne: I really love this weather. I've been looking forward to it all winter. We've been outside most of the day playing with the kids, doing...

September 27, 2014 - 4:41pm
40 weeks 2 days ago

 The 6th annual Walk for Autism took place Saturday morning at Zane's landing park.

The Southeast Ohio branch of the National Autism Association hosted the walk to raise awareness and money to help fight autism. There was a record high participation in the walk this year. Shannon Coconis, president of the N.A.A. in Southeast Ohio is thrilled to have that happen. 

"It's great because we're not losing our intensity," Coconis said. "People are still...

June 22, 2014 - 8:24pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

Those young and young at heart enjoyed Sunday night's performance by the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band.

The concert at Zane's Landing Park was the second of the band's summer series and catered to kids with music from Frozen as well as Pirates of the Caribbean.

"We have a pirate who is going to announce the sections of the band," said Janine Schmelzer Bock. "Then the pirate is going to stick around for a song that we're going to play called '...

May 27, 2014 - 6:15pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

Those who frequent Zane's Landing Park have likely noticed a slight change of scenery recently.

The old tent structure which went up in 1988 was taken down with a new structure put in its place last Thursday.  Zanesville Public Safety Director Fred Buck said years of weathering and vandalism took a hard toll on the old structure, and it was time for a replacement.

"We used to come in and retreat it about every year and clean it, but it got to the point where we couldn't...

March 24, 2014 - 6:30pm
1 year 14 weeks ago


The Zanesville Memorial Concert Band is gearing up for another hot summer concert season, but they are in need of your support.

After the merger of the 7th Regiment and Armco bands in 1923, the Zanesville Memorial Concert Band was formed. Since then they have promoted the arts and music within our schools and the community. This will be the 91st year of the band performances.

 "We have our special concerts this year, of course around July 4th we do a lot of...

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